Articles Archive for May 2010
Haddad Park gets a makeover and opened last Friday with the season’s first Live on the Levee concert. Featuring the new Schoenbaum stage with a retractable canopy, the park is just one in the city’s agenda to revamp the riverfront.
The park will be host to a series of concerts every Friday this summer. It opened The Esquires last May 28, and it will be followed by the Opening Ceremony for the Special Olympics on June 4.
Other bands performing at the Schoenbaum stage are Highway Jones (June 11), The Davisson Brothers …
It’s that time of the month again where kids from 5 to 15 can show off their talent on stage. Be it dancing, singing, telling jokes, playing an instrument or showing off an artwork, everybody’s encouraged to come up on stage and show everyone what they got at the Unity of Kanawha Valley Church. The show is hosted by Ron Sowell and Sky Kershner
Registration opens at 6pm, and the show starts at 6:30pm. The venue is at the corner of Bridge Road and Myrtle in South Hills. Driving directions are …
Title: State Holds Hepatitis Summit to Raise AwarenessLocation: Ramada Plaza Hotel South Charleston, WVLink out: Click hereDescription: West Virginia health officials are holding a summit to raise awareness about the prevalence of hepatitis B in the state.
The W.Va. Viral Hepatitis B Summit, hosted by the state Office of Epidemiology and Preventative Services, is scheduled Thursday, May 20, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in South Charleston.
State figures show the number of reported hepatitis B cases in West Virginia increased from 69 in 2005 to 84 in 2009.
Sharing needles and other equipment …
Title: Vandalia GatheringLocation: Charleston State Capital Complex and Cultural Center charleston, WVLink out: Click hereDescription: This Memorial Day Weekend, dive into the culture of the Appalachians. The 34th annual Vandalia Gathering, held on the lawns of Charleston, WV’s State Capital Complex and Cultural Center, is a multi-day festival celebrating the music, food, and crafts of Mountain State history. Everything West Virginia, all in one place.
This yearly, anticipated event pays homage to the ethnic heritage and artistic traditions of the state, with a weekend of concerts, contests, and concentrated frivolity. Music …
Charleston Stage Company has announced the winning playwrights for the “The River Play” selected for this year’s FestivAll Charleston site-specific location performances.
Colleen Anderson and Michael Davis collaborated on the new 10-minute play “Deep Issues” and Derek J. Samms penned the comic “Lady Fortune and her Sternwheel”. Both plays will be presented on the River Queen sternwheeler as part of the free “water taxi” between Haddad Riverfront Park and the Wine & All That Jazz Festival held at the University of Charleston on Saturday June 26th.
Title: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare – AbridgedLocation: Kanawha Players 309 Beauregard Street Charleston, WV 25304Description: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [also known as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)] is a parody of the plays written by William Shakespeare with all of them being performed (in shortened form) during the show by only three actors. The play was written by the Reduced Shakespeare Company, and first performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1987 and later played at the Criterion Theater in London, where it …
Title: Junior League Band @ The Empty GlassLocation: 410 Elizabeth St. Charleston, WV 25311Link out: Click hereDescription: The Junior League Band is an old-time inspired rock band fronted by the Georgia grown banjo, vocalist, Lissy Rosemont. Based out of Washington, DC, this nationally touring band has been compared to “Alison Krauss and the Band” by the Washington Post, and touts Levon Helm’s own horn players on their catchy single “South Carolina Blues.” Rosemont has been referred to as one of the “most promising up and coming vocalists on …
Title: WWE Presents: RAW LIVE!Location: Charleston Civic Center 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston WV 25301 (304)345.1500Link out: Click hereDescription: WWE Presents RAW LIVE in the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum – Friday, June 11th at 7:30 PM.
Come and see your favorite WWE Raw Superstars including:
JOHN CENA & RANDY ORTON vs SHEAMUS & EDGE
John Cena and “The Legend Killer” Randy Orton team to battle “The Cletic Warrior” Sheamus and
“The Rated R Superstar” Edge in a Tag Team Match -
Plus more of our favorite RAW Superstars including:
“The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry
Title: Mining Media ExhibitLocation: Charleston Civic Center 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston WV 25301 (304)345.1500Link out: Click hereDescription: The West Virginia Coal Forum, West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training and the West Virginia Mine Safety Task Force will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, in the South Hall of the Charleston Civic Center to update the mining community on state and federal requirements governing the implementation of mine communications/tracking devices in West Virginia’s underground coal mines.
The purpose …
Title: Alan Jackson Dedicates Concert to Moncoal FamiliesLocation: Charleston Civic Center 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston WV 25301 (304)345.1500Link out: Click hereDescription: Alan Jackson with Josh Turner and Chris Young will appear in the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum on Saturday, May 22 at 7:00 pm. They will dedicate the concert to the families who lost love ones in the Upper Big Branch mining disaster in Montcoal, WV. Profits from the show will go to the Montcoal Mining Disaster Fund.
Ticket prices are 69.50 for the lower level and $20.00 for a …